Tendon injury and tendinopathy: healing and repair.

  title={Tendon injury and tendinopathy: healing and repair.},
  author={Pankaj Sharma and Nicola Maffulli},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={87 1},
Tendon disorders are frequent and are responsible for substantial morbidity both in sports and in the workplace. Tendinopathy, as opposed to tendinitis or tendinosis, is the best generic descriptive term for the clinical conditions in and around tendons arising from overuse. Tendinopathy is a difficult problem requiring lengthy management, and patients often respond poorly to treatment. Preexisting degeneration has been implicated as a risk factor for acute tendon rupture. Several physical… 

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